Mark Raines, senior vice president of client services at CJRW, has been named to the agency’s Executive Committee.

The CJRW Executive Committee manages the day-to-day operations of the agency and is comprised of representative members of the CJRW Board of Directors. Raines will join existing CJRW executive committee member and President of CJRW Jill Joslin, as well as Chairman of the Board and CEO Darin Gray.

Raines joined CJRW in 2014 following a long stint in television news management and corporate communications.

“Mark is definitely one of the top communicators in Arkansas, and we are thrilled to add him to our executive team. Mark brings a level of media savviness, strategic thinking and a strong passion for this company and our state,” said Darin Gray, CJRW chairman and CEO. “Our clients have learned to lean on Mark’s advice and expertise and we are no different.”

Raines oversees the management of all public relations and marketing accounts for the agency